Cultivated Management Workshop

The Cultivated Management workshop is a great workshop to run for your management team.

This is not a Carrot And Stick management course.

This is about providing a great environment for your team with as little steering and direction as you can get away with.

This frees you up to become a cultivated manager – a manager who makes this hard job look easy. This frees you up to focus your attention on your high performing directs and improving the business.

This workshop is for those who are new to management or those who have identified there could be a different way.

Manager's Journey

We’ll get serious about the serious role of management and we’ll seriously learn loads.

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Workshop Content

General management principles and Values In this section we’ll look at:

  • some guiding principles
  • some ideas for better management
What’s expected of you In this section we’ll look at:

  • Your core three jobs as a manager
  • Motivation
  • Better Relationships
  • Better Performance
  • Better Designed Jobs
  • Better Systems
  • Coaching Plans
  • 1:1
  • Succession Planning
  • Delegation
  • Visibly Passionate
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Shine the light
  • Embrace the values (become company smart)
Feedback, coaching and tough conversations In this section we’ll look at:

  • Feedback models
  • Bias
  • Tracking feedback
  • Coaching
  • Blended Learning
  • Tough Conversations
Good communications skills In this section we’ll look at:

  • 7 C’s of effective communication
  • Active Listening
  • PAC – Purpose, Audience, Context
Hiring and retaining staff In this section we’ll look at:

  • Hiring slow and keeping the bar high
  • Add to the community
  • Solve a problem
  • Culture and group habit
  • People will leave
  • Behaviours are important
  • Balance cash with other benefits
  • Induction Process
  • Develop people with the job
Getting organised and Time Management In this section we’ll look at:

  • Put work in your calendar
  • Batch work
  • Check emails twice a day
  • Pomodoro Technique
  • Personal Kanban
  • Maker Time Versus Manager Time
Systems thinking and the illusion of control In this section we’ll look at:

  • What is systems thinking?
  • Use your intuition
  • Feedback
  • Work in. Work out.
  • Process Improvement
  • Failure Demand
  • Remove the &*&*
  • Absorb variety
  • Quality is only achieved across functions
  • People are not efficient, but systems can be
  • Don’t create policy documents to cover providing exceptional service
Mistakes, learning and improvement In this section we’ll look at:

  • Mistakes are an opportunity to learn
  • Innovation must be baked in
  • Knowledge can only be gained by studying
  • Get to the root cause (5 whys)
  • Follow the industry but don’t copy it (well, not always)
  • Think critically
  • Problems are a sign of growth
  • People don’t know everything
  • Protection of work, and why it’s bad
  • There are no experts
10 Behaviours of Effective Managers In this section we’ll look at:

  1. Being Visibly Passionate
  2. Being Aggressively Open-Minded
  3. Stepping Outside Their Job Role
  4. Becoming Company Smart
  5. Customer Focused
  6. Improving The Process
  7. Do What They Say They Will
  8. Communicate Effectively
  9. Self Learners
  10. Bravery


To book email –

Pricing details are here.